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2 hrs ago |

Adidas covers swooshes at Nike's hometown track

Crews preparing for this week's world junior track championships at Hayward Field covered the Nike swooshes and pinned Adidas posters to the fence alongside the track, The Register-Guard newspaper reported .


2 hrs ago | Willamette Week

Rare Monk: Tuesday, July 29

When asking a band to describe its sound, you don't expect to hear the word "asteroid."


5 hrs ago | US News & World Report

College Savings Advice for Students Planning to Work

Parents who want their students to work during college don't need to worry that any extra income will affect 529 plan savings.


6 hrs ago |

PGA Tour Canada sends 8 players to RBC Canadian Open at Royal Montreal

Order of Merit leader Joel Dahmen, No. 2 Tim Madigan and No. 3 Josh Persons have joined Eugene Wong , Michael Gligic, Beon-Yeong Lee, Kevin Stinson and Ben Silverman in Canada's national championship at The Royal Montreal Golf Club.


Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Award, Canada,

7 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

Culture (W)rap

Candis Redfield's mural at the Flying M Coffeegarage in Nampa is about "the young generations striving for a better future that involves sustainability and our love for the environment."


Related Topix: Nampa, ID, Eat Pray Love, Idaho, Boise, ID, Hailey, ID

12 hrs ago | Daily Journal of Commerce

CB|Two hires Brent Stuntzner

Two Architects recently hired Brent Stuntzner as an architectural intern. He has a master's degree in architecture from the University of Oregon, and was a longtime residential contractor.


Tue Jul 22, 2014

Daily Kos

Free Will Belief Causes Climate Change Denial

Does free will belief pose a major threat to humanity's future by amplifying climate change denial? George Ortega, a student at Empire State College, and director of an organization called A Happier World, has constructed a counter-intuitive, but scientifically robust, argument that it does.


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

DVDCreation Reviews

Enlearn Adds Two Distinguished K-12 Thought Leaders to Its Board of Directors

Enlearn a not-for-profit K-12 company that is partnering with the University of Washingtons Center for Game Science to harness real-time classroom data to automatically optimize learning for each unique student, teacher and classroom today announced that it is adding two distinguished thought leaders in the world of education to its Board of ... (more)


Related Topix: Springfield College

Daily Herald

Obama alone will decide immigration dispute

President Barack Obama doesn't control Vladimir Putin, climate change or an opposition party dedicated to thwarting his every move.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Illegal Immigration, Fidel Castro

The Times-Picayune

Which LSU freshman will play the biggest role in 2014? | Poll

Curtis head football coach J.T. Curtis watches his star players, including Malachi Dupre and Mattrell Magraw, sign their college acceptance letters at the John Curtis High School gym on National Signing Day, Wednesday, February 5, 2013.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA

Competitor Magazine

Cain Savors Home Field Advantage At IAAF Junior Worlds

Although born and raised in a suburb of New York City, 18-year-old Mary Cain considers Oregon her second home.


Mon Jul 21, 2014


Oregon chemists eye improved thin films with metal substitution

The yield so far is small, but chemists at the University of Oregon have developed a low-energy, solution-based mineral substitution process to make a precursor to transparent thin films that could find use in electronics and alternative energy devices.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science


3 after work activities that can get you fired

The clock strikes five and you hear the zipping of bags and coats as people around you ready themselves to shuffle out of the office.


Medical News Today

Findings in mice fuel the idea that processes of active movement and sensory processing are connected

A new study by researchers at the University of Oregon published in the journal Neuron describes a brainstem circuit in mice that may help explain how active movement impacts the way the brain processes sensory information.


Related Topix: UC San Francisco, Medicine

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Lowering the Bar

Assorted Stupidity #64

One can agree with many of the entries on this list of people who University of Oregon cops believed should "eat a bowl of [male genitalia ]", and still feel that they should not have spent most of their time discussing it instead of policing.


Related Topix: Kim Jong Un, North Korea, World News, Asia, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Sean Patrick, US Politics

Argus Leader

Wedding: Brandan Fokken & Amber Orton

The bride is the daughter of Bruce Orton and Janet Muller of Eugene Oregon. The groom is the son of Pat and Neili Fokken of Humbolt South Dakota.


Related Topix: Wedding, Sioux Falls, SD, Bruce, SD

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Moon landing at 45: The step beamed 'round the world

And with those words, beamed back to Earth 45 years ago today , Neil Armstrong stepped off a lunar lander, onto the moons surface and into the halls of history.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Drama Movies, Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin, Gay/Lesbian

The Oregonian

Who the UO police want humiliated, schools that get poor bang for buck, Carole Smith raise: Top education news of the week

Vernonia English teacher Justin Ward loves teaching in his hometown but is upset that so many students miss so much class.


Related Topix: Vernonia, OR, Education Etc.

Voices on MAX; 70 mph in Oregon; Portland's worst pothole; Son of CRC: Transportation week

Enrique Andrade, 41, a Mexico City native and an interpreter for the Oregon judicial system, became the "Spanish voice of the MAX" shortly after graduating from the University of Oregon.


Related Topix: Portland, OR, Multnomah County, OR

Fri Jul 18, 2014


Hawaii players on Watch Lists

Saint Louis School graduate Marcus Mariota and Kahuku graduate Hau'oli Kikaha have each been nominated for major college football awards.


Related Topix: Kahuku, HI, University of Washington